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    FSX Gold / Win 8.1 DirectX Issues

    Paul, I agree with you 100%. What I did not mention was that the CTO of my company (which is a very small company!) allowed, and even encouraged me to install FSX. I am in the payment processing world for digital goods, and despite FSX not having that much ecommerce traffic, it is a personal fav of mine and a way to get into understanding the bigger gaming world (Steam, etc.)... So I have full reigns. I just don't want to bug. And for add-ons, for now I am good Any help would be GREATLY apppreciated. Dan
  2. Hi all! I recently received a pretty good machine from work. See below for DxDiag info. I have the most recent windows updates and device drivers. After installing FSX Gold (without a hitch), whenever I try to launch FSX.exe, I get an error message saying "FSX Cannot run ... version of DirectX not compatible... Please reinstall v.9.0 by running FSX setup or microsoft.com/directx". Is there an easy fix to this? My sensitive issue is I do not have admin rights on my laptop, but my IT dept is allowing for just FSX But everytime I want to make a change, I need to go to them. So a solution would be amazing!! I so appreciate any help, and let me know if you would like to discuss a donation Regards, Dan ------------------ System Information ------------------ Time of this report: 2/11/2014, 10:12:15 Machine name: L10693 Operating System: Windows 8.1 64-bit (6.3, Build 9600) (9600.winblue_gdr.131030-1505) Language: English (Regional Setting: English) System Manufacturer: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. System Model: K46CB BIOS: K46CB.202 Processor: Intel® Core i7-3537U CPU @ 2.00GHz (4 CPUs), ~2.5GHz Memory: 6144MB RAM Available OS Memory: 6030MB RAM Page File: 3055MB used, 4638MB available Windows Dir: C:\WINDOWS DirectX Version: DirectX 11 DX Setup Parameters: Not found User DPI Setting: Using System DPI System DPI Setting: 96 DPI (100 percent) DWM DPI Scaling: Disabled DxDiag Version: 6.03.9600.16384 64bit Unicode